27 Feb '12, 12pm

Humanity has already had four major ecological collapses: how can we avoid a fifth?

Humanity has already had four major ecological collapses: how can we avoid a fifth?

A separate issue is whether we're driving ourselves towards that and I think we are. But I do think that we have enough possible examples of how to go in the opposite direction. And part of that, which is why I call the book 'Sacred Land', is to return to a vision that we are part of a much, much bigger story. Because at the moment, we are the story, we are the masters of the universe, we are the DaVinci sketch of the man of the measure of all things, we are the group that believes it's in control. I suppose for me one of the defining moments of our hubris was when after the disaster of the Copenhagen Summit, where we thought that if we got around 198 politicians together, they would all agree to do the same thing because everybody thought it would be good. We then get the volcanic ash about four months later, and that actually does more to cut our use of transport, carbon...

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